Top MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Exam, Check Details Now

by Nehal Sharma Mon 15 Jul 2024 10:28 AM 36

Top MBA Colleges Accepting MAT Exam: AAre you planning to pursue a management post graduate degree in your future? Well, whether it’s a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) or any other management related course the MAT exam will help you get admission in it. Moreover, there are many colleges accepting the MAT exam.

Business Schools (B-Schools) have relied on the Management Aptitude Test (MAT), a nationally recognized exam, since 1988 to assist in screening candidates for admission to esteemed MBA and similar programs. Furthermore, the Indian Government’s Ministry of Education approved MAT as a nationwide test in 2003. Moreover, the MAT is now an advanced entrance test due to its enhanced topic concentration, shortened exam duration, and streamlined exam components. Therefore, MAT will serve as your entry ticket into over 600 Indian B-Schools.

About MAT Exam

  • The MAT was approved as a National Level Test by the Indian Ministry of Education.
    In fact, it is an exam at the National Level for Admission to PGDM, MBA, and MMS courses.
  • Moreover, the Honorable Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court both uphold the validity of MAT results.
  • Furthermore, this is trustworthy since almost 35 years, beginning in 1988
  • In fact, hundreds of universities and business institutions recognize scores of this exam.
  • Also, they carry out the exam every year in February, May, September, and December. Moreover, applicants can apply to multiple institutions.
  • Lastly, the results are valid for a year, and they consider the best result from many attempts.

Candidate can give the MAT exam in the following ways:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Paper Based Test (PBT)
  • Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT)
  • Paper Based Test with Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (PBT+IBT)
  • Paper Based Test with Computer Based Test (PBT+CBT)
  • Computer Based Test & Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (CBT+IBT)
  • Double Remote Proctored Internet Based Test (IBT+IBT)

A price of ₹1200/-in addition to the ₹2100/-can be paid by candidates who want to take an additional test method (e.g., IBT+IBT, PBT+CBT, IBT+PBT, or IBT+CBT). Moreover, participants who want to take an extra exam will be able to choose two more management institutes to send their results to, in addition to the current option of choosing five management institutes—that is, a total of seven management institutes can be selected.

Top Colleges Accepting the MAT Exam 

These are the top 6 MBA colleges that accepts MAT scores.

1.  XIME Bangalore

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore is a renowned B-school. Moreover, it offers one of the top programs in India. In fact, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a reputable international certification body with headquarters in the United States, has awarded it international accreditation for its flagship PGDM program. Lastly, the NBA has also accredited the PGDM at XIME.

Program: PGDM
Tuition Fees: INR 12,50,000/- Approx.
Cutoff percentile in MAT: 95+ Approx.
Average CTC: 10.75 LPA Approx.

2. Indus Business Academy - IBA Bangalore

With the innovative 2 Year Residential PGDM Program offered by Indus Business Academy (IBA), set off on a unique educational experience. Moreover, join IBA to learn about Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, and more. Lastly, the programs offered ensures solid placement assistance while fostering skills, entrepreneurship, and international exposure.

Program: PGDM
Tuition Fees: INR 9,78,000/- Approx.
Cutoff percentile in MAT: 70 Approx.
Average CTC: 7.8 LPA Approx.

3.  SOIL Institute of Management

In 2008, the School of Inspired Leadership Institute of Management (SOIL Gurgaon) was founded. This private school named SOIL Institute of Management is situated in Gurgaon, Haryana. It provides a range of programs, including:

Program: PGDM
Tuition Fees: INR 8,50,000 /- Approx.
Cutoff percentile in MAT: 80 to 85 Approx.
Average CTC: 10.3 LPA Approx.

4. Christ University, Bangalore

The two-year, full-time MBA program at the Christ consists of six trimesters. Moreover, it’s demanding curriculum consists of both core courses and an extensive range of optional courses. In fact, students receive a solid foundation in core courses over the first two trimesters. Also, students can tailor their MBA program to fit their professional goals by choosing from six distinct concentrations in the later trimesters, including finance, marketing, business analytics, human resources, lean operations and systems, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

Program: MBA
Tuition Fees: INR 9,30,000/- approx. (for Karnataka residents) and 9,50,000/- approx. (for other Indian States residents)
Cutoff percentile in MAT: 70 to 80+ Approx.
Average CTC: 7.5 LPA Approx.

5. New Delhi Institute of Management

PGDM is the most popular course at NDIM. Moreover, the institute offers nine specializations for its two-year, full-time PGDM program. Additionally, it provides the MBA-equivalent PGDM. In fact, the AICTE has authorized and ASIC, UK has accredited each course that NDIM offers. Lastly, students at NDIM have the particular benefit of finishing from this PGDM program with a dual specialization, which greatly expands their employment options.

Program: PGDM
Tuition Fees: INR 11,50,000/- approx.
Cutoff percentile in MAT: 80 Approx.
Average CTC: 10 LPA Approx.

6. Amity University, Noida

The two-year, full-time Amity Noida MBA program offers MBA in 27 specializations. Moreover, the university's most popular program among all of its offerings is the MBA. In fact, MBA admissions at Amity University are determined via entrance. Further, the ultimate decision is made using a combination of uploaded video responses, prior academic records, and admission exam results.

Program: MBA
Tuition Fees:
Non-Sponsored fee: 3.89 Lacs (one semester)
Sponsored fee: 5.835 Lacs (one semester)
Cutoff percentile in MAT: 90 to 95 Approx.
Average CTC: 8 LPA Approx.



Many prestigious universities in India provide excellent education opportunities to applicants with the MAT exam scores ranging from 90+ percentile to around 50-70 percentile. Thus, understanding the admission requirements in-depth can help you make well-informed selections regarding your MBA path, regardless of whether you are targeting elite universities with high cut-offs or options with moderate cut-offs. So, keep checking our website for information about management related entrances. Lastly, start preparing for the MAT exam if you plan to do your further studies in management.

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